Book Now Your Private Class at The Best Flight School in Knoxville

We know that booking flight lessons can be very challenging, and we would like to help you with this. We’ll provide the planes, instructors, and anything else you’ll need in order to learn how to fly.

Furthermore, the prices in our flight school are competitive so you won’t have any excuses not to give it a try. Don’t waste more time and contact us today to book your private class.

If you want to become a pilot, we are your solution!


The Best Online Flight School | Knoxville | The Cavu Pilot

The CAVU Pilot is a flight school created by pilots who know how difficult it can be to find an affordable way to learn how to fly.

We strive to make our courses affordable and accessible so that everyone has a chance at fulfilling their dreams of becoming a pilot. 

Our goal is to teach you the skills needed and prepare you for the Private Pilot Airman Certification Standards (ACS).

Choose Your Plan

We offer three different plans to start your training. Each of them is meant to teach you with the highest standards. 

Test Pilot

  • $29/month
  • Learning Hub Access
  • CAVU Community Access
  • Basic Online Training Courses


  • $97/month
  • Learning Hub Access
  • CAVU Community Access
  • All Online Training Courses


  • $147-month 
  • Learning Hub Access
  • CAVU Community Access
  • All Online Training Courses
  • Exclusive Checkride Preparation
  • 1 on 1 mentoring with a CFI
  • Discounted Aircraft Rental

An Innovative Method for the Modern Pilot

Earn your logbook hours and get through ground school so that you can focus on what’s most important – learning from real-world experience with real flight instructors.

We keep track of your process and provide personal support every step of the way. And since we’re constantly adding new features and content, there’s always something new to learn.

Our course is designed for you, the busy person. We know that your schedule can be unpredictable, and that’s why we’ve worked hard to make sure this program fits well into your lifestyle.



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Finance Your Training

  • The CAVU Pilot offers financing to students who wish to make payments rather than pay out of pocket.
  • Click the start application button below and get approved in seconds. 


Most frequent questions and answers

We fly out of the Knoxville Downtown Island Airport (KDKX) in Knoxville, TN. Come say hi!

To schedule a discovery flight or enroll in a flight course, simply contact us via this link or call (609) 661-5083. We will have you up in the sky in no time!

The average cost for a Private Pilot Certificate is $9,000-$12,000. Advanced pilot certificate costs range from $5,000-$15,000.

  • Cessna 150: $125/hour
  • Instructor Fee: $75/hour

Most regularly scheduled students can complete the rating between three to six months. Plan to fly at least twice a week to make sufficient progress and reduce costs.

We use Flight Schedule Pro to manage all reservations. Use this link to request access to the schedule.

While most resources can be found above, if you prefer a hard copy, you can download our Pilot Starter Kit Checklist which will provide links to buy the necessary material.

We offer a 10% aircraft rental discount for clients that enroll in our Legacy membership online. 

Private Pilot

Instrument Pilot

Commercial Pilot


We do it all!

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We will respond within 24 hours to schedule your first flight.

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